For the Business of Football - Inside World Football http://www.insideworldfootball.com/component/content/?view=featured Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:32:04 +0100 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Ali slams Salman for playing personal politics and neglecting the real football issues http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/asia/14495-ali-slams-salman-s-for-playing-personal-politics-and-neglecting-the-real-football-issues http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/asia/14495-ali-slams-salman-s-for-playing-personal-politics-and-neglecting-the-real-football-issues Prince AliBy Andrew Warshaw, chief correspondent
April 17 - The festering divisions that have characterised Asian football in recent months have exploded into open warfare between the Continent's two most prominent officials.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Asia World Football News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:39:01 +0100
Warner screams foul as politicians raise alarm bells over Trinidad centre http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/concacaf-news/14491-warner-screams-foul-as-politicians-raise-alarm-bells-over-trinidad-centre http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/concacaf-news/14491-warner-screams-foul-as-politicians-raise-alarm-bells-over-trinidad-centre jack warnerApril 18 - The dispute over the ownership of the Trinidad centre of excellence currently held by former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has become a point of political contention in Trinidad government politics with Warner saying the issue is being driven on to the political agenda by Trinidad's Attorney General.]]> paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Concacaf News Football Americas World Football News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:58:24 +0100 FIFA sticks with Panini and EA Sports as 2014 roll out gathers pace http://www.insideworldfootball.com/fifa/14498-fifa-sticks-with-panini-and-ea-sports-as-2014-roll-out-gathers-pace http://www.insideworldfootball.com/fifa/14498-fifa-sticks-with-panini-and-ea-sports-as-2014-roll-out-gathers-pace Panini stickersBy Mark Baber
April 17 - This week has seen the launch of the Panini Online Sticker Album for the 2014 FIFA World Cup hosted on FIFA.com in association with presenting partner Coca-Cola, and the roll-out of the official video game for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, published by EA Sports for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured FIFA News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:30:40 +0100
Atlanta secures MLS franchise and plans 2017 start http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/development/14497-atlanta-secures-mls-franchise-and-plans-2017-start http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/development/14497-atlanta-secures-mls-franchise-and-plans-2017-start Arthur BlankApril 17 – The MLS has added a 22nd franchise in Atlanta. The team will play its first season in 2017 in a 29,000 capacity stadium it will share with NFL team the Atlanta Falcons, Both franchises are owned by Arthur Blank.]]> paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Development Football Americas World Football News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:12:27 +0100 Man City squad tops rich list with world's highest average wage http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/42-news/14496-man-city-squad-tops-rich-list-with-world-s-highest-average-wage http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/42-news/14496-man-city-squad-tops-rich-list-with-world-s-highest-average-wage Man city cashApril 17 - In a week when financial fair play (FFP) came under renewed scrutiny, Manchester City have emerged as the best paid squad in global sport, according to a new study.]]> paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured News World Football News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:49:01 +0100 Beckham's Miami stadium plans meet renewed local opposition http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/development/14492-beckham-s-miami-stadium-plans-meet-renewed-local-opposition http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/development/14492-beckham-s-miami-stadium-plans-meet-renewed-local-opposition Miami stadiumApril 17 - David Beckham's dreams of starting a new football franchise in the United States have suffered their first wobble.]]> paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Development Football Americas World Football News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:08:23 +0100 Pogon Szczecin eyes new stadium with Europa League on its mind http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14494-pogon-szczecin-eyes-new-stadium-with-europa-league-on-its-mind http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14494-pogon-szczecin-eyes-new-stadium-with-europa-league-on-its-mind Pogon SzczecinBy Jaroslaw Adamowski
April 17 - Pogon Szczecin is planning to either modernise its stadium or build a new facility, according to Jaroslaw Mroczek, the chief executive of the Polish club.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Europe World Football News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:23:40 +0100
Sofia settle outstanding 2013 debts and wages to retain club license http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14490-sofia-settle-outstanding-2013-debts-and-wages-to-retain-club-license http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14490-sofia-settle-outstanding-2013-debts-and-wages-to-retain-club-license cska fans By Alexander Krassimirov
April 17 - Bulgaria's CSKA Sofia has repaid debts in excess of 1 million leva (€500,000) in order to meet club license requirements. The debts were accumulated under the former ownership of Titan AS.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Europe World Football News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:40:00 +0100
Brazil federation elects new chief for 2015 succession http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/south-america/14493-brazil-federation-elects-new-chief-for-2015-succession http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/south-america/14493-brazil-federation-elects-new-chief-for-2015-succession April 17 - Brazilian football has elected a new president - but not until after the World Cup. Jose Maria Marin will be replaced in 2015 by current vice president and sole candidate for the job, Marco Polo Del Nero (pictured).]]> paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured South America World Football News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:14:10 +0100 Next few months critical for FFP, says London lawyer http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/14487-next-few-months-critical-for-ffp-says-london-lawyer http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/14487-next-few-months-critical-for-ffp-says-london-lawyer

money-ballBy Andrew Warshaw
April 16- As the Uefa panel responsible for policing financial fair play entered the second of a key two-day meeting today to examine which clubs were still in breach, a London-based specialist has warned that unless Europe's governing body shows sufficient teeth, its strict cost-control rules may still be flouted.

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tom.parsons@insideworldfootball.com (Tom Parsons) Featured World Football News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:35:03 +0100
ReportCalcio" provides a comprehensive overview of trend in Italian football http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14488-reportcalcio-provides-a-comprehensive-overview-of-trend-in-italian-football http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14488-reportcalcio-provides-a-comprehensive-overview-of-trend-in-italian-football Report Calcio 0By Mark Baber
April 16- The fourth edition of the "ReportCalcio" has been unveiled by the FIGC in Rome revealing a continuing downward trend in stadium income whilst television revenues increase.]]>
tom.parsons@insideworldfootball.com (Tom Parsons) Featured Europe World Football News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 12:33:46 +0100
Arena Corinthians shoots for one test event pre-June World Cup kick off http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-cup/76-2014news/14483-arena-corinthians-shoots-for-one-test-event-pre-june-world-cup-kick-off http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-cup/76-2014news/14483-arena-corinthians-shoots-for-one-test-event-pre-june-world-cup-kick-off Arena Corinthians 1April 16- Officials responsible for the stadium hosting the opening game of the World Cup concede there is still considerable work to do before the arena is ready.]]> tom.parsons@insideworldfootball.com (Tom Parsons) Featured 2014 News World Cup News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:46:52 +0100 World Cup in big demand despite logistical problems http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-cup/brazil-2014/14484-world-cup-in-big-demand-despite-logistical-problems http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-cup/brazil-2014/14484-world-cup-in-big-demand-despite-logistical-problems Adidas Brazuca 2014 World Cup BallBy Andrew Warshaw
April 16- Whatever problems organisers might be encountering getting Brazil ready for the World Cup ticket sales continue to soar.]]>
tom.parsons@insideworldfootball.com (Tom Parsons) Featured Brazil 2014 World Cup News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:04:00 +0100
Refs need to control their emotions too, says Blatter http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14485-refs-need-to-control-their-emotions-too-says-blatter http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14485-refs-need-to-control-their-emotions-too-says-blatter sepp-blatterBy Andrew Warshaw
April 16- Sepp Blatter says referees too often go over the top in the way they caution and send off players, sometimes inflaming incidents in the process.]]>
tom.parsons@insideworldfootball.com (Tom Parsons) Featured Europe World Football News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:24:39 +0100
The pearl of Sochi set to return to professional life in Olympic setting http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14480-the-pearl-of-sochi-set-to-return-to-professional-life-in-olympic-setting http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14480-the-pearl-of-sochi-set-to-return-to-professional-life-in-olympic-setting Fischt stadiumBy Richard van Poortvliet
April 16 - The 'Fisht' Stadium in Sochi has been a bit of a lonely place following the conclusion of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics. However this should change soon after the news that Sochi Zhemchuzhina are going to get another lease of life.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Europe World Football News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:29:53 +0100
Mutko reports on progress of $17.1bn Russia 2018 stadium build http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14482-mutko-reports-on-progress-of-17-1bn-russia-2018-stadium-build http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14482-mutko-reports-on-progress-of-17-1bn-russia-2018-stadium-build valery mutkoApril 16 - Russian Minister of Sport Vitaly Mutko, speaking at a meeting of the Federation Council Committee on Social Policy, outlined the progress of the stadium build for the FIFA World Cup 2018.]]> paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Europe World Football News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:34:08 +0100 Bulgarian legends put academy ventures top of their agenda http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14481-bulgarian-legends-put-academy-ventures-top-of-their-agenda http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14481-bulgarian-legends-put-academy-ventures-top-of-their-agenda balakovBy Alexander Krassimirov
April 16 – Bulgarian football legend Krassimir Balakov is preparing a football academy project inn his name in Sofia. Balakov already has submitted documents in Sofia Municipality with a request for an appropriate site for the Academy.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Europe World Football News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:28:55 +0100
UEFA's financial police meet to discuss club progress, and failures, on FFP http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14478-uefa-s-financial-police-meet-to-discuss-club-progress-and-failures-on-ffp http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14478-uefa-s-financial-police-meet-to-discuss-club-progress-and-failures-on-ffp FFPBy Andrew Warshaw
April 15 - The UEFA body probing whether Europe's clubs are complying with financial fair play are meeting today and tomorrow - with those who continue to spend beyond their means likely to be named early next month.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Europe World Football News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:23:48 +0100
Atlético coach uses Google Glass headset to track live stats pitchside http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14477-atletico-coach-uses-google-glass-headset-to-track-live-stats-pitchside http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14477-atletico-coach-uses-google-glass-headset-to-track-live-stats-pitchside GoogleGlassData2By Tom Parsons
April 15 - Sunday saw a first in football history as Atlético Madrid assistant coach German Burgos used Google Glass to help his team keep their La Liga hopes on the right track with a 2-0 win over Getafe.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Europe World Football News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:06:58 +0100
NWSL case study shows regional best practice, as the league opens second season http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/development/14479-nwsl-case-study-shows-regional-best-practice-as-the-league-opens-second-season http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/football-americas/development/14479-nwsl-case-study-shows-regional-best-practice-as-the-league-opens-second-season NWSL actionBy Paul Nicholson
April 15 – CONCACAF's Club Licensing Department has published its first Case Study to showcase and promote best practice in the region. The study looks at the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) which is about to start its second season.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Development Football Americas World Football News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:17:05 +0100
Austrian prosecutors charge Groedig and Kapfenberg match-fixers http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14475-austrian-prosecutors-charge-groedig-and-kapfenberg-match-fixers http://www.insideworldfootball.com/world-football/europe/14475-austrian-prosecutors-charge-groedig-and-kapfenberg-match-fixers Dominique TabogaBy Andrew Warshaw
April 15 - Austria's match-fixing scandal has escalated still further with the news that former players Dominque Taboga (pictured) and Sanel Kuljic and several other unidentified people have now been charged.]]>
paulnicholson@sportsolutionsltd.com (Paul Nicholson) Featured Europe World Football News Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:38:10 +0100